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Sony Handycam DCR-DVD505 DVD Digital Camcorder

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty

Sony's DCR-DVD505 lets you record important and memorable moments directly to miniature DVD discs. Shoot stunningly clear movies in Dolby Digital surround sound, or snap crisp digital photos straight to DVD or to an optional Memory Stick card. Then you can share your memories with your friends by simply popping the disc in your DVD player, or transfer the video and photos to a PC using the DVD505's high-speed USB interface. 

The Sony DVD505 was designed for superb image quality. For starters, there's the Professional Quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T Lens, which features coated for true-to-life colors and reduced glare. The 2.1-megapixel image sensor helps improve the quality of your movies and also delivers great detail with still photos.

Sony's DVD505 has many other useful features, including image stabilization for smoother video, Super NightShot infrared technology for filming in low light situation, and a 10X optical zoom for close-ups. The widescreen touch-panel LCD rotates up to 270 degrees for flexible viewing and also provides on-screen control of many of the camera's functions.

Key Features:

  • Records high-quality DVD-Video
  • Records to mini DVD-Rs, DVD-RWs, and DVD+RWs
  • Recording capacity of one disc: 20 minutes at HQ setting; 30 minutes at SP setting; 60 minutes at LP setting
  • 2.1-megapixel CCD
  • Digital photo mode
  • 3.5" widescreen touch-panel LCD
  • Color viewfinder
  • Variable-speed 10X Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar optical zoom lens (digital zoom to 120X)
  • Super SteadyShot image Stabilization
  • Super NightShot
  • 16:9 widescreen mode for video and digital photos
  • Auto and manual focus
  • White balance settings
  • Shutter speed: 1/4 - 1/4000 seconds
  • Program AE (Auto Exposure) settings, including Portrait, Beach & Ski, Sports Lesson, Landscape, Spotlight or Sunset & Moon
  • High-speed USB port
  • Audio/video output
  • Audio/video input for converting analog video sources to digital
  • Active Interface Shoe for powering an optional accessory
  • Memory Stick Duo card slot (no Memory Stick card included)
  • Dimentions: 2 5/8" (W) x 3 5/8" (H) x 5 3/8" (D)
  • Weight: 1 lb. 6 oz. with disc and battery
  • Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year parts, 90 days labor


Imaging Device: 1/3" ClearVID CMOS Sensor
Pixel Gross: 2100K
Recording Media: 8cm DVD (DVD-R/DVDRW/DVD+RW)
Recording and Playback Times: HQ: 20 min., SP: 30 min., LP 60 min.
Video Actual: 1990K Pixels
Still Actual: 3000K Pixels
Lens Type: Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*
Optical Zoom: 10X
Digital Zoom: 120X
SteadyShot Image Stabilization: Yes ( Super; Electronic)
35mm Equivalent: 42.8-495mm (16:9 Camera Mode), 45-450mm (4:3 Camera Mode), 40.6- 406mm (16:9 Memory Mode), 37-370mm (4:3 Memory Mode)
Aperture: f1.8-f2.9
Focal Distance: 5.1-51mm
Focus: Full Range Auto, Manual (Touch Panel)
Progressive Shutter Mode: Yes
Shutter Speed: Auto, 1/4-1/4000 (AE Mode)
Minimum Illumination: 5 Lux (0 Lux with Super NightShot Infrared System)
Low Light Capability: Super NightShot
LCD: 3.5" (211K Pixels Wide 16:9 Touch Panel SwivelScreen LCD Display):
USB Streaming: N/A
Accessory Shoe: Active Interface Shoe
White Balance: Auto, Indoor, One-push, Outdoor
Memory Stick PRO Media Compatibility: Yes, Tested to support up to 2GB media capacity; does not support high speed transfer function; does not support Access Control security function.
Still Image Mode(s): JPEG
Analog Audio/Video Input(s): Yes (Multi A/V)
Analog Audio/Video Output(s): Yes (Multi A/V)
Digital Audio/Video Input(s): Yes (via USB)
Digital Audio/Video Output(s): Yes (via USB)
USB Port(s): Yes (2.0 compliant)
Microphone Input: Yes (thru Active Interface Shoe)
Remote Jack: Yes (Mini Plug)
S-Video Input(s): Yes (optional accessory)
S-Video Output(s): Yes (optional accessory)
Viewfinder: Color (123K Pixels)
Docking Station: N/A
Microphone: Yes (Built-in 5.1 Channel)
Exposure: Touch Panel (24 steps)
Filter Diameter: 30mm
Video Recording System: DVD-Video/DVD-VR/DVD+RW Video
Video Signal System: NTSC color, EIA standards
Analog-to-Digital Converter: Yes (Signal Convert)
Power Consumption: 4.2W/4.6W (VF/LCD)
Battery Type: InfoLithium with AccuPower Meter System (NP-FP60)
Power Requirements: 7.2V (battery pack); 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
Operating System Compatibility: Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, XP Home, XP Professional
Supplied Software: Picture Package ver. 1.8, Nero Express 6
Weight: 1 lb. 6 oz (630g) with Disc and Battery
Measurements: 2 5/8" x 3 5/8" x 5 3/8" (76 x 92 x 149mm) 
Limited Warranty: 1 Year Parts; 90 Days Labor

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